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Author: Viqi Wagner
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers various opinions on the issues surrounding the status and effectiveness of organized labor in the United States.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Viqi Wagner
ISBN: 9780737738223 0737738227 9780737738230 0737738235
OCLC Number: 167764436
Description: 239 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. What is the status of U.S. labor unions? --
Labor unions are in decline / Robert E. Baldwin --
Labor unions are making a comeback / Chris Kutalik --
Labor unions are corrupt and exploit workers / Robert Fitch --
Labor unions benefit all workers / Lawrence Mishel and Matthew Walters --
ch. 2. How have immigration and globalization affected labor unions? --
Labor unions and immigrant workers must support each other / CLR Working Group on Immigration --
Union support of immigration is self-defeating / Carl F. Horowitz --
Corporate off-shoring is destroying U.S. labor unions / Kate Bronfenbrenner and Stephanie Luce --
Corporate off-shoring spurs the growth of global labor movements / David Moberg --
ch. 3. Should Wal-Mart unionize? --
Wal-Mart's anti-union business model is bad for workers / Wake-up Wal-Mart --
Wal-Mart's anti-union business model is good for workers / Richard Vedder and Wendell Cox --
Wal-Mart fights dirty to keep out labor unions / Christopher Hayes --
Labor unions fight dirty to organize Wal-Mart / Thomas DiLorenzo --
ch. 4. What is the future of organized labor? --
The decline of organized labor is irreversible / Leo Troy --
Labor unions must undertake significant internal reform / Tim Kane and James Sherk --
Labor unions must partner with social movements / Jeremy Reiss --
Labor union survival depends on organizing women / Kate Bronfenbrenner --
Labor union survival depends on organizing the poor / Vanessa Tait --
Labor unions must be reinvented for the freelance workforce of the future / Sara Horowitz [and others].
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Viqi Wagner, book editor.
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